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PICW (LV/MV) (Person In Charge Of Works)

Reports to

Project Manager


Kilkenny, Portlaoise, Carlow & Tullamore


Power Utilities

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Job Scope

To operate and manage individual crews and ensure that the site construction is done to client specification and in accordance with SHEQ standards

Needs to have

  • Min 3 years’ experience in a similar role

  • All relevant H&S accreditation and certification (Safe Pass, ESBN, etc)

  • Current ESB PICW Authorisation:

  1. NTW-P11 PICW on LV Overhead Network

  2. NTW – P15 PICW on MV Overhead Network

  • Full Drivers Licence

  • Experience in managing teams in a fast paced and process driven environment

  • IT proficiency- MS Office

Needs to do

  • Responsible for site meetings and instructing crews on the daily tasks to be completed and to highlight the potential hazards and issues on the site/s.

  • Responsible for ensuring that all relevant site documentation and client paperwork is completed accurately and in a timely fashion.

  • Ensure that the sites are correctly cordoned off and all safety protocols adhered to

  • Ensure that all relevant Client procedures are adhered to at all times

  • Liaise with Client personnel i.e. Person Issuing Work, Work Organiser and Telemess Coordinator to ensure all works are completed in accordance with correct procedure

  • Ensure a stocked first aid kit is kept on site at all times and KTL van is equipped with fire extinguisher. Record and report all accidents and near misses and submit to PM and H&S Manager in a timely fashion

  • Inspect materials (either client supplied or purchased for purpose of the site construction) to ensure that all materials are to specification and in good order and to promptly report any faults or irregularities to the relevant Manager

  • Ensure that all crew are compliant with instructions regarding PPE, use of safety equipment and correct usage of tools and equipment and follow safe working practices and site security protocols

  • Have an updated Health and Safety Plan available on site at all times and where additional hazards identified to draw up a risk assessment is completed and where necessary a method statement to cover relevant activity

  • Ensure that all relevant H&S paperwork is on site available for audit, as required

  • Report any damage to company vehicles, tools or equipment to Plant Manager

  • Responsible for the day to day implementation of the SHEQ systems on all KTL sites

  • Be aware of and monitor implementation of the Company’s Safety Statement and relevant legislative regulations

  • Escalate any breaches of H&S outside of Crew Leaders remit to the Project Manager

Needs to be

  • Strong communicator with excellent organisational and interpersonal skills

  • Must take ownership for tasks and responsibilities

  • Able to operate in a dynamic and fast paced organization

  • Proficient people manager and able to manage team to optimum performance

  • Detailed orientated with proven organisational ability

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